TWIX – A1063151
Safe - 1-22-2016 Staten Island Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/
***SAFE 01/22/16 *** Some people can’t say NO and it appears BLAIRE, SIMMONE and TWIX belonged to one such person. Their former owner had “too many pets” and decided to address that issue by bringing some cats to the ACC. Read their notes carefully, because all three if these beauties have a different combination of circumstances, although they all came out of a home where ringworm was present. If the ACC vets are correct—and that’s a BIG IF—the breakdown is as follows: BLAIRE is NEW HOPE ONLY and Wood’s lamp negative; SIMMONE is PREGNANT, available to the public, and Wood’s lamp positive; and TWIX is available to the public and Wood’s lamp negative. No matter what, these beauties do NOT deserve to be killed tomorrow, with no sedation, and then stuffed into black plastic freezer bags. Please advocate strongly for these cats tonight, and message [email protected] if you have questions about foster/adoption.
Staten Island Center
My name is TWIX. My Animal ID # is A1063151. – P
I am a female brn tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/17/2016 from NY 10312, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-045412.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/17/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 5 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 6.6 LBS.
0.5ml activyl applied 0.7ml pyrantel given PO
01/17/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/17/16 13:03 Basic Information: Twix is a 3yr old female domestic short haired cat that has no past or current medical issues according to the owner. Social Life & Personality: Twix has never been around children or a dog so the owner isn’t sure how she would respond in the presence of either. Twix has lived with other cats and according to the owner they got along just fine. Twix is an indoor only cat that is litter box trained. Twix is described to be shy, mellow, and quiet with a medium activity level. Behavior Issues: Twix has never bitten a person or another animal according to the owner. The owner has never tried to bath or trim her nails and isn’t sure how she would resond to having this done. The owner says that if Blaire trust you she will allow you to brush her coat with no issues. Twix doesn’t like to be held and will struggle to be released as soon as she is picked up. When it comes to being put in a cat carrier for transport Twix appears to be afraid and doing so will be a struggle. For a New Family to Know: Twix was brought up using regular clay litter and both hooded/unhooded litter boxes. Twix was given cat toys but show little to no interest in them. Twix didn’t have a scratching post and used the furniture around the home as an alternate. When in the home Twix is the type to rarely seek attention or be hidden. Twix doesn’t engage or interact with humans much but when she does he plays in a gentle manner. When in the car for transport Twix appears to be afraid and will meow/cry. Twix was brought up eating both wet/dry food and there was no specific brands that the owner gave.
No Web Memo
01/19/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Twix came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who described her as shy, mellow and quiet and notes that she socialized well with other cats in the home. Reaction to assessor: Twix is lying with flat ears in her cage. Reaction when softly spoken to: Twix is flat against the ground. Reaction to cage door opening: Twix remains motionless. Reaction to touch: Twix flinches and moves away from touch, but allows petting. Placement Determination: Experience Twix avoids interaction with the assessor and appears to be fearful of handling. Please note that Twix is being treated for an upper-respiratory infection at the time of the assessment, and this may affect the behaviors shown. Twix is exhibiting behavior suited to experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
01/17/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 5 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: scan negative Sex: female Age: approximately 4 years old Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: slightly dirty Nose: clear nasal discharge; sneezing; sounds congested Teeth: mild wear; mild gingivitis BCS: 3/5 Skin: wnl Wood’s lamp negative; will be treated as ringworm positive due to living in a home with ringworm positive cats upon intake; lime sulfur dipped Hair Coat: well groomed Declawed: no Behavior: nervous, allowed handling Medication: 0.7ml doxycycline 50mg/ml suspension SID x 10 days lime sulfur dip twice weekly
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